Latest news on education

Dr. Els Rose
13 February 2018
Els Rose has been appointed Professor Late and Medieval Latin at the Department of Languages, Literature and Communication starting from 15 February 2018.
Dr. Iris van der Tuin
29 January 2018
Dr Iris van der Tuin has been appointed professor at the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies.
boy playing with toy car
9 January 2018
Our Massive Open Online Course 'Understanding child development – from Synapse to Society' starts again on 5 February. Enroll now!

Bachelor's and Master's Programmes

With more than 20 Bachelor's programmes (of which one is taught in English) and more than 40 Master's programmes (of which 22 are taught in English), the Faculty offers programmes covering the full range of the Humanities' scope.


Besides Bachelor's and Master's programmes, the Faculty of Humanities offers a number of Minors. Most of these are in Dutch, but we offer a number of English-taught Minors.

Courses for exchange students

The Faculty of Humanities offers a large selection of courses that are open to international exchange students. Please visit Course information.

Utrecht Summer School

The Utrecht Summer School programme covers virtually all disciplines Utrecht University is offering. Among others, it contains a broad selection of English-taught courses in the fields of art and music, culture (among which History, Intercultural Communication, Religious Studies, Ethics and Philosophy) and language


Many of the lecturers in our study programmes are also engaged in academic research.